If you take a ride down High Street, you will see the new Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library rising at 111 High St. Construction is going well and the new building is tentatively scheduled to open in October 2021.
It is hard to believe that we will be moving back into a brand new building in just one year, and even harder to believe that we started this project four years ago. The process of designing a new building has been challenging but really rewarding. Over the years, there have been so many things that I wished we could offer that the old building could just not accommodate.
A user’s experience in a library should be what they want it to be – there should be options for design and chairs and noise and quiet and comfort, and all ages should have the experience appropriate for their age group.
The old building could offer very few options – all…